Magpie Campground

This campground has plenty of shaded areas during the heat of summer. A perfect assembly point for folks who plan to travel to Devil’s Pass for the amazing view. The Ice Caves are just a short hike away from this campground as well!


A Maah Daah Hey trailhead is located at this campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: First-come, first-served. No reservations are accepted.
Fees: $10 per night. Payments can be placed in the fee tube located at the entrance to the campground; payments must be made immediately upon selecting a site.
Restrictions: Stay limit of 14 consecutive days.
Water: Drinking water w/hand pump
Restroom: Accessible-Unisex vault toilet
Information Center: Medora Ranger District office, 701-227-7800

General Information


Travel 1.5 miles north of Fairfield on Highway 85. Turn west on Road 712  (Magpie Camp sign),  Travel 15.5 miles on gravel Road 712. The campground is located ¼ mile northeast off Road 712.


Parking pads up to 60-feet long.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

8 sites each with a picnic table and fire ring with grill.

General Info:


Parking pads up to 60-feet long.

Day Hiking


Horse Camping

Horses permitted at all sites.

Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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